2013 CHASSIS AND BODY RULES

 

Weight:

Weight 2350lb at qualifying NLMS Engine.

Weight 2250lb at qualifying Crate Engine, ex. Following tracks(Screven, Cochran, & Albany, 2300lb at these tracks)

1 pound per lap burn off on heats, last chance, and feature races, green flag laps ONLY. Track scales are the Official scales of the race weekend.

 

 

Suspension:

1.      Any Late Model Chassis allowed, Stock Clip, Square tube or Round tube. NO aluminum frames or front clips on chassis, square tube frames mut be a minimum of 2x 2 tubing, round tube must be a minimum of 1 tubing.

2.      Full racing roll cage mandatory, 1 OD x .090 steel tubing minimum. No chrome moly tubing.

3.      Engine Location, 6 1/2 from center of cross member to #1 spark plug on stock clip cars, 6 1/2 from center of upper control arm mount to #1 spark plug on full jig cars or 25 from mid plate to center of upper control arm mount measured on left side only, tolerance. 50lb penalty per full inch that engine is set back to far, weight must be mounted in front of engine block. Ex. Engine set back 8 or 27 must add 50lb in front of motor, 9 or 28 100lb in front of motor.

4.      One working shock per wheel, except left rear may have 2 workable shocks ONLY. Single adjustable, or Double adjustable shocks allowed.

5.      May run 1 of the following rear suspensions, 5th coil or torque link, NOT both. 1 90/10 shock allowed to be mounted top of rear end.

6.      Any 14 aluminum wheel allowed. NO carbon fiber or other exotic material wheels permitted.

7.      Minimum wheel base 103, 1 tolerance.

 

Tires

Hoosier: Spec. D21, Crate D21, Spec. 1350, Spec. 28, Spec. D55, D70 Or American Racer 48 & 56

American Racer: D48, D50, D56, D70, or D3B

 

 

Body:

1.      Stock appearing after market accepted. May be made of steel, aluminum or fiberglass.

2.      NO wedge style bodies. NO roof mounted wings or spoilers allowed.

3.      Nose and roof must match body style.

4.      Floor boards, and fire wall must cover the drivers area and be constructed to provide maximum safety.

5.      Drivers seat must remain in same general area as the general design.

6.      Windshield screen or bars are mandatory.

7.      Numbers and Lettering should be neat, numbers should be at least 18 high, and are required on doors and roof.

8.      NO fins, or raised lips of any kind permitted anywhere the entire length of car. Body line must be smooth and even line from front to rear.

9.      NO bump bars of any kind.

 

Nose Pieces:

1.      Must have stock nose. NO wedge noses.

2.      Must be made of molded type material. 20 bottom to top.

3.      Two piece nose must be fastened together in center, NO spacers to gain width. Must mounted not to alter original shape.

4.      No cutting from bottom or sides. NO adding to bottom at frontal area to achieve lower ground clearance.

5.      Stock nose piece can extend a maximum of 50 from center of front hub to farthest point extending forward.

6.      Front fender flairs must be made of plastic, and can NOT alter shape of original nose piece. They can extend beyond front tire width with wheels pointed straight, and must have collapsible support. (No steel supports)

7.      GM cars must run GM nose piece (ex.Monte Carlo), Ford cars must run Ford nose piece (ex Mustang), Mopar must run Mopar nose piece (ex. Charger).

 

Roofs and Roof Supports:

1.      Must be stock appearing and mounted level. 45 minimum height from ground.

2.      Must be mounted parallel to body and near center of car.

3.      minimum material 41 long by 46 wide. Maximum material 45 long by 54 wide. NO lips on rear of roof.

4.      Fiberglass roofs OK.

5.      All roof side panels must extend to edge body. Rear roof supports (C pillars) may be curved, no more than 3 of curve at widest point, measured with a straight edge from roof edge to body edge. Supports must be max. of 18 at top where mounts to roof, tapered to max 3 high at rear of support, with base or bottom a maximum of 40 long. If rear supports have window opening, both must be either open, or closed, NOT 1 open and 1 closed.

6.      Any sun shields (4 maximum) must be hinged for easy exiting.

7.      Front roof supports can be no more or less than 2 wide by 24 long must be flat, no arched roof supports on front.

 

Front Fenders and Hood:

1.      Must be level and flat from left to right side of car.

2.      Fenders can not gain height from rear to front of car

3.      NO part of fenders or hood can be below outside body line.

 

Doors:

1.      At NO point can door side break inward toward center of car.

 

Interior:

1.      Interior may be dropped inward to the middle of the car no more than 3 below the top of the doors and must be at least 12 below the roll cage, (1 tolerance).

2.      Interior must gradually taper up to the quarter panel height, and be level for 32 from the rear of the quarter panel.

3.      Interior (decking) must be fastened flush at the top of the doors and quarter panels, and may taper gradually towards the center of the car, not creating a lip effect, with a minimum of 8 taper.

 

Quarter Panels:

1.      NO offset quarter panels, except equal taper towards the center of the car.

2.      Tire clearance from body must be at least 2. NO wheel skirts.

3.      At NO point can quarter panels break in towards center of car.

4.      Quarter panels should measure a Maximum of 46 from center of rear end to rear edge of quarter panel, 52 maximum from center of rear end to top corner of quarter panel where spoiler mounts. Quarter panels must be a maximum of 36 high from ground to top rear corner of quarter panel. (all measurements 1 tolerance)

 

Spoiler:

1.      Rear spoiler must manufactured of a sturdy material such as lexan, or aluminum.

2.      Rear spoiler material can be 8 wide maximum of total material, measured from deck to tip of material. Maximum width of spoiler is 72 wide.

3.      Rear spoiler can not be mounted above the deck to create a wing effect.

4.      Spoiler must begin where quarter panels end. NO extended decks.

5.      Spoiler supports must be a maximum of 18 long across bottom, measured where support meets deck. Maximum 3 high in front, and a maximum of 8 at its highest point, at rear measured from top of rear deck. Supports may be squared off at top of support at the rear, 6 wide maximum. Top edge may rolled or lipped a maximum of 1 for added strength and support.

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